Compliance

We adhere to the UK Statistics Authority code of practice for official statistics.

Documentation published here provides evidence of our compliance with the code.

Further information on how our user engagement strategy is implemented can be found in the user engagement page.
Detail on the strengths and weaknesses of data sources used for a particular publication can be found within each individual publication.

Statistical Breach Reports

As the producing body of the statistics it is SLC's responsibility to report any breaches outlined in the Code of Practice for Official Statistics relating to equality of access, integrity, confidentiality and release practices.

Date of BreachStatistical OutputBreach Type
22/07/2009 Student Loans for Higher Education in Northern Ireland FY 2008-09 (Provisional)(pdf 82kB) Release Practices
01/12/2009 Student Support for Higher Education in England 2009/10 (Provisional)(pdf 32kB) Release Practices
18/06/2014 Student Loans for Higher Education in Northern Ireland: financial year 2013-14 (pdf 46kB) Release Practices
18/06/2014 Student Loans in England, Financial Year 2013-14 (pdf 44kB) Release Practices